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Dal Makhani Bukhara

Team AckoFeb 8, 2024

Why to visit a restaurant for Dal Bukhara when you can prepare it at home? So feel special by serving the creamy and delicious dal with butter naan or jeera rice. This dal is rich in fibre, boosts energy and strengthen the nervous system.



    Ingredients to make Dal Makhani Bukhara:

    2 cups black lentils/whole urad dal, 2 onions medium size, 3 cloves garlic, 1 inch piece ginger, 4 tomatoes large size, 2 green chiles, 1 tsp red chili powder, ½ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, 1.5 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp cinnamon powder, 1 tsp cumin seeds, ½ cup fresh cream, 2 tbsp oil, 3 tbsp butter

    Steps to make Dal Makhani Bukhara:

    1. Soak the dal in enough water overnight for about 8 hours. Drain it later and add drained lentils in the pressure cooker with little salt and 3-4 cups of water.

    2. Pressure cook the dal for 4-5 whistles.

    3. Grind onion and garlic cloves to make a paste. Similarly grind tomatoes, green chilies and ginger piece to make tomato paste.

    4. Heat oil in a wok and add cumin seeds. Let it splutter and then add onion paste. Saute the mixture till it turns golden brown. Add all the spices and sauté again for a minute.

    5. Add tomato puree and roast till it start leaving oil.

    6. Add cooked dal into it with 2.5 cups of water. Let it cook on the low flame for 50-55 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    7. Now add cream and butter to it and again cover the lid and let it cook for 25-30 more minute and then switch off the heat.

    Serve it hot with naan or jeera rice.

    Disclaimer: This content is for informational purposes only, based on industry experience and secondary sources. It is not a substitute for professional advice. Please consult a qualified expert for health or insurance-related decisions. Content is subject to change, refer to current policy wordings for specific ACKO details.



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